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UCCS swept the competition at the Region V American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Competition in Minneapolis, MN April 5, 2014. The following students will now represent UCCS at the International Student Competition in January, 2015 in Orlando, FL
     1st Individual Undergrad – Stephen Sloan
     2nd Individual Undergrad – Corbin Spells
     1st Individual Graduate – Ryan Bosworth
This is the 3rd year in a row that UCCS has won the Undergraduate category and second in a row for the Graduate category. Region V incorporates such schools as CU Boulder, CO School of Mines, CSU, USAFA, Univ. of MN, Missouri Univ. of Science and Technology, St. Louis Univ., Univ. of Kansas, Wichita State, Univ. of Texas-El Paso, and Kansas State.

January 13, 2014 - AIAA SciTech Forum
Austin Ventura won the Undergraduate AIAA Foundation International Student Conference “Best Papers” Competition with his "Thermophoretic Force Measurements using a nano-Newton Thrust Stand:"

Our own Doctoral graduate, Dr. Barry Cornella, with collaboration between the Air Force and UCCS
Latest publication in Applied Physics Letters – Doctoral candidate Jacob Graul and Doctoral graduate Barry Cornella, with collaboration between the Air Force and UCCS
Publication in ‘Combustion and Flame’ by Assistant Professor Dr. Bret Windom
Publication in ‘Review of Scientific Instruments’ by Dr. Andrew Ketsdever and Dr. Taylor Lilly in continued collaboration with the Air Force and UCCS
Publication in ‘Physical Review A’ by Dr. Andrew Ketsdever, Dr. Taylor Lilly and Doctoral graduate Dr. Barry Cornella with collaboration between AFRL and UCCS